"We cannot let the new green economy be a low-wage economy, because a sustainable environment needs a sustainable economy."
In November, four workers died and one was injured at a chemical plant in La Porte, Texas after the release of a hazardous chemical.
Nurses around the nation will be on hand in New York to join with environmental, labor, health, and community activists in this action to stem the worsening climate crisis.
A coal industry conspiracy to deny black lung benefits to tens of thousands of coal miners has won the Heywood Broun Award from The Newspaper Guild.
It became the worst disaster in the country in 1938 and one of the worst coal mining disasters in Virginia history.
Though smaller than the Deepwater Horizon spill of 2010, when it omes to the amount of spillage the incident may grow, with everything and everyone from wildlife to workers currently paying the price.
The CCC planted nearly three billion trees across the country, constructed more than 800 parks, updated fire fighting methods for forested areas, built dams, and built public roadways.
It's no coincidence that the collapsed buildings were served by a 127 year-old gas main; those in the labor movement are feeling the unfortunate burden of vindication.
The Utility Workers, who represent West Virginia American Water workers, want officials to strictly regulate the water firm and keep a beady eye on its staffing levels.
As fresh horrors in the global Fukushima disaster continue to unfold, nuclear plant workers are the latest victims.